Job Title:Providing adapted physical education (APE) instruction to pre-school, elementary, middle and high school students with disabilities;
Adapted Physical Education Teacher.SPED (10-Month) - GENERIC
Oxon Hill, MD, US
Special Education Support Programs and Services Office
The Adapted Physical Education Teacher is responsible for planning, monitoring and implementing a quality Physical Education program in alignment with Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and Prince George's County Public Schools Physical Education/Adapted Physical Education curriculum with appropriate accommodations and modifications for students with disabilities.
This is a 10-month, Unit I, PGCEA position, Pay Table A
Salary Range: $49,963 - $111,816
CLOSING DATE: June 30, 2022
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Providing community based recreation/leisure instruction to students with disabilities;
Providing students with disabilities with the skills and knowledge needed to participate in community based sports, recreation and leisure programs/activities;
Providing basic instruction in health/fitness related areas: muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, cardiovascular endurance and nutrition;
Administering standardized APE assessments to determine eligibility of APE services;
Participating in school based Individual Education Plan (IEP) teams, including the development and implementation of student IEPs;
Writing appropriate APE student IEP goals and objectives;
Collecting data verifying student progress regarding the acquisition of locomotor, object control, team sports and physical fitness skills;
Completing IEP progress reports and report card grades for students receiving adapted physical education services;
Completing and submitting student physical fitness test data to the APE office;
Participating in the Tran disciplinary team model at early childhood programs and regional schools;
Participating in the planning and implementation of MSA and ALT-MSA student objectives;
Providing monitor and consult services on behalf of students with disabilities participating in general physical education programs;
Assisting with the development of APE 504 plans;
Collaborating closely with related service providers;
Providing program modifications and accommodations to ensure students with disabilities can access the general physical education program; and
Performing other duties as assigned.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Ability to modify instruction to meet the individual needs of students;
Ability to modify curriculum components to meet the individual needs of students;
Ability to modify equipment to meet the individual needs of students;
Ability to modify environment to meet the individual needs of students;
Knowledge and understanding of a variety of disabilities;
Knowledge and understanding of the IEP process;
Knowledge of Special Education policies and procedures;
Knowledge in administering and interpreting gross motor assessments;
Knowledge in child development;
Knowledge in Adapted Physical Education instructional best practices; and
Good written and oral communication skills.
Bachelor's degree, Master's preferred, from an accredited college or university preferred in Physical Education; completed undergraduate program in physical education and received a passing grade in a 3-credit Adapted Physical Education or Special Education course OR Bachelor's degree in Special Education and has passed the Physical Education Praxis II; experience working with individuals with disabilities.
Holds a Maryland State physical education teaching certificate; National Certification in adapted physical education through the Adapted Physical Education National Standards (APENS) program preferred.
No direct supervisory responsibilities.
Direct Deposit is expected as a condition of new hire employment.
Based on the settlement agreement reached in Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor v. Prince George's County Board of Education, OALJ Case No. 2011-LCA-00026, PGCPS is ineligible to sponsor foreign nationals for U.S. employment under any temporary or permanent visa program. As a condition of employment, all applicants for employment must be qualified to work in the United States without sponsorship by PGCPS. If you are not work-authorized and would require PGCPS to sponsor you for a work visa you will not be considered for employment
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Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.
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